Country pop singer Carrie Underwood launched this month a fitness app with exercises to lose weight without leaving home. She is not the first celebrity to found apps with distant proposals from her artistic career. For example, Dwayne Johnson, known as The Rock, has a "motivational" alarm clock with no snooze option to encourage users to reach their goals.
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He is the Oscar winner for Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, curator and investor of the so-called "Shazam of art", which identifies paintings from photos. Check, in the following list, somewhat curious apps that were created or are supported by celebrities.
Celebrities like DiCaprio and The Rock have apps for iPhone and Android Photo: Reproduo / Instagram
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1. Leonardo DiCaprio curator of "Shazam of art"
DiCaprio invested in Magnus, the "Shazam" of works of art Photo: Divulgao / Magnus
The Magnus app was launched in 2016 on the App Store and Google Play Store, and works as a "Shazam for art", as the creator Magnus Resch himself dubbed. Just take a picture of the work of art through the application to access information such as the name of the author, year, title and price of the piece, in addition to the exhibition history of the work in question.
DiCaprio, a great arts enthusiast, became an investor of the app in 2018, believing that "visual art is an important tool for disseminating ideas, memorizing history and bringing people together through a common proposal", according to a statement in a note to the website ArtNet News.
2. Maisie Williams founded Daisie, a social network of artists
Daisie allows you to connect talents Photo: Divulgao / Daisie
Created by actress Maisie Williams, Arya Stark of Game of Thrones, Daisie is an application that aims to connect talents. The app is available for free download only for iPhone (iOS), and has the main objective of creating a collaborative network between creative minds, in which experienced artists can help and support new artists, mainly through collaboration on projects.
3. Carrie Underwood has a fitness app
Fit52 is the fitness app that has exercise series for every week of the year Photo: Divulgao / Fit52
The singer and former host of the TV show American Idol created the Fit52 app with the help of his personal trainer, and the platform defines it as "a new and balanced approach to well-being". The app suggests a list of exercises based on a short initial questionnaire, in which the user must inform how advanced and committed they are with exercises. The trainings bring guide videos, in daily series of 30 minutes for the 52 weeks of the year and, in addition, it is possible to adapt and modify the training according to your needs.
4. Tom Hanks has an app that simulates typewriter
Tom Hanks' app mimics a typewriter Photo: Divulgao / Hanx Writer
The actor known for being a great typewriter enthusiast and, for this reason, launched in 2014 the Hanx Writer app, which turns the iPad or iPhone into a new version of typewriters. Available for iOS, Hanks' app promises the experience of writing on an old typewriter, with a vintage look and typical keyboard noises and space from the typewriters of the past.
5. The Rock has a motivational alarm clock
The Rock Clock the Rock motivational deserter app Photo: Reproduo / Up to Down
The Rock Clock the motivational alarm app from The Rock. The app was created according to the fighter's habit of waking up every day at 4am. The Rock Clock aims to help you "set goals and wake up early every day to reach them". Available for iPhone (iOS) and Android, The Rock Clock wakes users up with motivational songs sung by The Rock himself, and has no "snooze" button.
6. Bjrk has an educational app
The educational app of singer Bjork used on school tablets in the United States and Iceland Photo: Reproduo / bjrk
The educational application Biophilia is available for iPhone (iOS) and Android, and comprises topics that involve science and music. The Icelandic singer's app has fulfilled its proposal, and has been used in schools in the United States and Iceland since its launch in 2011. Costing US $ 12.99, Biophilia explores scientific issues related to the nature of light , out of gravity and the effects of the sea, and can act as a pedagogical complement for children between 10 and 12 years old.
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